Plácido Domingo

Plácido Domingo

Spanish tenor and conductor
One of the world’s leading tenors, who alongside Pavarotti has attempted to give opera a widespread, classless appeal.
BornJanuary 21, 1941
HometownMadrid, Spain
Net worth$300 million
Height6'2" (1.88m)
SpouseMarta Domingo , Ana María Guerra Cué
ChildrenPlácido Domingo Jr.
ParentsPepita Embil , Plácido Domingo Ferrer


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